Architecture
TWE Houses Awards 2014
Design

Houses Awards winners announced for 2014

The 2014 Houses Awards were held at Sydney’s Doltone House Hyde Park last week, with nine winners and 21 commendations awarded across the eight categories. The top honour of Australian House of the Year was awarded to the Invisible House by Peter Stutchbury Architecture, which sees a residential dwelling exhibiting beautiful connection to its panoramic landscape in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales. Brisbane-based studio Owen and Vokes and Peters was the sole Queensland firm amongst the winners, receiving two commendations. The Panorama Drive property in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland received a commendation in the House Alteration and Addition under 200 sqm, which saw strategic interventions to an existing timber house. The studio’s West End Tower also received a commendation for House Alteration and Addition over 200 sqm. A full list of the awards results can be found… more

Architecture
TWE POMO Tree House Studio
Design

POMO tree house studio wins sustainability award

The Sunshine Coast studio of creative agency POMO has been named the Sustainable Building of the Year – Commercial Building at the Queensland Building Design Awards. Designed by creative director Stephen Burton and Simon Scott of SSB Design Studio, the tree house bush studio engaged locally sourced materials and labour to shape the sustainable workspace. more

Architecture
TWE The Swarm co-working
Design

The Swarm co-working studio launches in West End

A space to create, converse and mull over ideas with others, a shared co-working studio gives individual entrepreneurs the community support of an office environment, while maintaining the space to knuckle down solo. The ever-increasing field of start-ups has opened a need for more joint workspaces to share with likeminded creatives. more


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TWE Queensland Architecture Awards
Design

Queensland Architecture Awards announced for 2014

Last Friday evening, local architects dressed up in their finest threads and headed to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre to hear who made the cut in the 2014 Queensland Architecture Awards. Projects from Brisbane and throughout the state were considered across 11 categories, with 34 projects receiving awards and commendations. more

Architecture
TWE Eat Drink Design Awards
Design

Enter your cafe in the Eat Drink Design Awards

Each year we peel back the pages of artichoke magazine with anticipation, hoping to see a few Brisbane-based cafes and restaurants amongst the beautiful venues that take out the top spots in Architecture Media’s annual Eat Drink Design Awards. While we appreciate that there is a surfeit of beautiful new cafes, bars and restaurants dotting the country (and our neighbour New Zealand) to choose from, we would love to see more of our city’s excellent locales recognised at a national level. more

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TWE Liam Young, Tomorrow's Thoughts Today
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Liam Young explores near-future urbanism at SLQ

Pushing the boundaries of radical theoretical futures, Liam Young is the founder of London-based think tank Tomorrow’s Thoughts Today. Liam is also a UQ expat, and he returns to Brisbane next week to engage the local community in his theorems for future urbanism. more

Architecture
TWE Base Architecture
Design

Base Architecture creates time-lapse camera prototype

One sunny Brisbane afternoon, an architect, a creative director and an electrical engineer who had gotten together for a few beers came about the discussion topic that it would be interesting to capture the construction process of a building – the drawings and plans being brought to three-dimensional life. A little market research for a reasonably costed product left the trio empty handed, and so, armed with a few more beers, ideas on how to build one began to roll in and they set about creating a prototype time-lapse camera. more

Architecture
TWE Drawn by design
Design

Gaze at Drawn by Design in Sydney

An integral part of the design process of an architect or designer, the initial sketch may be scribbled over, scrunched up, repeated and refined many times before a final drawing is produced. But these growing ideas and patterns of thought evident on the page can often be just as much works of art as the resulting edifice or object. more

Architecture
Entries close soon for House Awards
Design

Entries close soon for House Awards

Presented by Houses magazine, the Houses Awards is an annual program celebrating the country’s best residential projects. Last year, Brisbane practice James Russell Architect’s Bisley Place house took out the top prize, while A-CH (Atelier Chen Hung) won the New House under 200 sqm category for its Keperra House. Delivering insight into the contemporary residential architecture scene, the awards showcase the result of innovation and design thinking applied to the humble home. Entries close on Friday March 28. more